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March 2022

Lights, Camera, Action: Use of Video for Teaching and Assessment

2nd March

Learning Objectives Acquire skills in accessing discipline-specific videos from banks currently available Acquire tips on opportunities and pitfalls in custom-made videos Practice using the H5P tool to use videos for assessment Acquire skills to use videos for the flipped classroom (pre-class or pre-lab) Learn how to use videos for peer assessment and associated GDPR guidance

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Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) and Feedback Literacy Day 1

4th March @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Learning Objectives Describe Peer-Assisted learning (PAL) as a pedagogical strategy supported by theory Apply effective PAL techniques through structured exercises Discuss the role of faculty to support effective PAL Design opportunities for PAL in an undergraduate curriculum

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Intensive Writing Camps as a Key Support for Doctoral Student Success

9th March

Learning Objectives Create and advocate for writing supports for doctoral students in your institution Identify the management and implementation issues involved in introducing writing programmes to support doctoral students Provide advice on writing strategies to doctoral students Explain the links between writing support, student mental resilience and timely completion

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Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) and Feedback Literacy Day 2

11th March

Learning Objectives Describe Peer-Assisted learning (PAL) as a pedagogical strategy supported by theory Apply effective PAL techniques through structured exercises Discuss the role of faculty to support effective PAL Design opportunities for PAL in an undergraduate curriculum

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The Fusion of Theory and Practice: Reflection on the Early Years & Childhood Studies Professional Practice Placement as a Community of Practice Experience – Part 3

24th March @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Learning Objectives To develop a community of practice exploring the triquetra relationship among student, placement supervisor and placement mentor with a focus on student well-being and student success To discuss the fusion of theory and practice, of the interdisciplinary degree, identifying the key components that assure student well-being and student success during professional practice placement To reflect on the key components for high quality practice that contribute to and/or inhibit the success of the student, placement supervisor and placement mentor…

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Using Informed Learning to Embed Information Literacy Practices in Curricula

29th March @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Learning Objectives Engage with the concept of ‘Informed Learning’ and how it can enhance Information Literacy teaching Explore the purpose of a curricular level approach to Information Literacy teaching Establish the importance of collaborations with disciplinary teaching staff for an ‘Informed Learning’ approach and explore possible practical applications within subject areas Consider how to include ‘Informed Learning’ in Information Literacy teaching at a curricular level

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April 2022

Computer Science Support Centres in Ireland: A Review (2nd Annual Workshop)

4th April

Learning Objectives Knowledge sharing between support centre coordinators, staff, and other educators Update on last year from speakers (COVID responses) and how the first semester fully back on campus went in terms of rebuilding centres, and rebuilding a rapport with students Outlining results from a paper reviewing the state of Computer Science and Programming support in Ireland that was undertaken in Summer 2021 Continuing to encourage the formation of new support centres in Ireland, and the fostering of existing support…

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OperationBrent: Navigating a Collaborative Online International Learning Project

5th April

Learning Objectives Share faculty learnings from the design and delivery of a COIL project Evaluate the development of global citizenship from the student’s perspective Illustrate how UDL was embedded into the shared approach

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From Surviving to Thriving – Negotiating the Post-Zoom Landscape

29th April

Learning Objectives To reflect on the language learning experience students have had since March 2020 To consider how best to use the teaching and learning experience gained since March 2020 To explore challenges facing staff and students as we return to onsite teaching, learning and assessment To discuss best practice in terms of a return to onsite assessment To share language learning strategies aimed at enhancing student success

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May 2022

Re-Connect – An Intervention with Students on their Digital Habits

5th May

Learning Objectives Identification of the key factors that influence students' use of the internet both positive and negative Investigation into the impact of the internet on the student experience of University and the impact on their educational experience and wellbeing To evaluate the effectiveness of the application of behaviour change principles on students’ internet behaviours and potentially on their educational experience and wellbeing as a result Evaluation of the merits and limitations of one intervention

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